Thursday, October 17, 2013

Cant-Hook versus Peavey

Below, my old cant-hook which continues to earn its keep in my woodlot.  I don't know who made it, but they made it well.

Funk & Wagnalls New Practical Standard Dictionary.
Britannica World Language Edition.
  1946, 1957.

I was under the mistaken impression that it was also called a peavey.  Not so:

Donald MacKay.  The Lumberjacks.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1978,

The peavy can have different "bills":

Maxim Newmark.  Illustrated Technical Dictionary.  NY:  The Philosophical Library, 1944.

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